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Jun 18, 2018
Yeah, major props to Ed Jablonski who worked it one day and found it so good that he immediately came back… View Comment
May 22, 2018
You know Alicia, I usually head to the right of this for this route. Up the large crack about 10 ft right. View Comment
Nov 17, 2017
Yeah, it's dirty and thrilling and the roof crack flares outward so as you exit the cave, if your cams rot… View Comment
Nov 17, 2017
I've lead this one twice. It has fairly decent pro, G in the upper crux, maybe PG below. View Comment
Nov 17, 2017
Hah! This is hilarious, but I think I get it! And to think that it doesn't even have the Enclosure sectio… View Comment
Nov 17, 2017
Jon - I wonder if the dirt if from the run-off of soil erosion up top. You see that all the time on Gunks… View Comment
Jan 2, 2017
As stated above. V0, but I'd go with the minus. View Comment
Dec 30, 2016
Ted - that's the next step is standardizing the grades across the whole Powerlinez. So Papa Bear is 5.… View Comment
Dec 30, 2016
That's a good picture of the black streak above the climber. View Comment
Nov 21, 2016
Hey Ken, can you re-upload this photo? View Comment
Nov 21, 2016
Nice name Ken! View Comment
Nov 21, 2016
I think Splitter goes right up the cleft in between the boulders! View Comment
Nov 19, 2015
Looks fun Ken - didn't know you were in the practice of putting up boulder problems! I'll have to jump on… View Comment
Nov 19, 2015
Great pic Ken - really shows the geography. View Comment
Oct 13, 2015
I love the writeup in the description ... marvel at yourself! View Comment
Sep 4, 2015
Well, now that Matt Murphy did it ground up, it's not 5.8 and it's not PG13, since the 1st pro is like 2… View Comment
Sep 4, 2015
How's the protection Ken? And correct me if I'm wrong, but the crux is the vertical top piece? View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
Real good - nice work Justin! View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
If this one stays dry, it's awesome -- similar to BGYGs and another big move leading to a great upper sect… View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
Great, great route that a lot of people will think is 5.9! The interesting thing is that the psychologica… View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
Looks wet! View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
Ken - great to see someone giving these climbs so much thought, so we can compare notes. When we FA'd the… View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
Is that the rope hanging straight down? View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
Again, real nice work Ken. Solid on tricky stuff like Ogre Arete. I would add that the Red Knob goes up… View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
Nice work on the photo's Ken! View Comment
Dec 2, 2014
More a thrilling high-ball V0 than trad climb, most people I've spoken to rate it at 5.7ish, and the crux… View Comment
Apr 11, 2014
Recently jumped on this - and it is much improved. Very little lose rock and the first half is just big mo… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
I'm not sure I remember this one being Grade V. Maybe fifth class though ... And there are not steel cable… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
There is some nice rock on the route, but I think routes earn stars based on 1) How aesthetic the line is… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
GPS 41.14498797, -74.16538102. A terrific line that takes a little more route-finding than the others. Yo… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
Terrific route that can be creatively protected all along, and then you're just above your gear for the bi… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
Great route with very specific start. Head right of the overhang for the standard finish. You can also pul… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
GPS 41.14502904, -74.16514297 This climb is a great welcome to the 'Linez. Super solid, great gear down lo… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
It's definitely brainier and I think there is a good possibility some holds broke since it's original grade… View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
Go light on the big hold over the roof - it does flex a little bit ... View Comment
Apr 8, 2014
This is one of the best of the 'Linez and if you're local, lol, it's definitely a destination climb! View Comment